The Catholic Church now formally considers the death penalty “inadmissible” as an attack on the inviolability and dignity of the person and is pledging to work for its abolition worldwide, a shift from its previous position that it could be a force to protect the common good. What do you think?

“Well, I’m glad we got that sorted out before anything bad happened.”

Ryan Dempsey • Footlight Arranger

“I was afraid something like this would happen if they ever got to the ‘thou shall not kill’ part.”

Sharon Kelvin • Dragees Enthusiast

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“Is there no low this new Pope won’t stoop to in order to impress God?”

Perry White • Pretzel Filler